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Recommendation for ME/CFS specialist in San Francisco Bay Area

Discussion in 'ME/CFS Doctors' started by Annettep77, Jun 6, 2012.

  1. Annettep77

    Annettep77

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    Hi All,

    I've had ME since 1996. I haven't seen a doctor who specializes in this illness since early 2002 when he sent me to a Psychiatrist to investigate the psychological reasons for my illness!! I was furious. I'm ready to talk to a reasonable physician again. Any recommendations?
     
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    IreneF Senior Member

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    Dr. Montoya at Stanford and Dr. Kogelnik in Mountain View are both prominent cfs physicians. They will take you seriously.
     
  3. Annettep77

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    Thank you. I've looked into them; Dr. Montoya has a 3 to 4 year wait. Dr. Kogelnik has been described on these pages as focused on using drugs to treat infection/virus side of ME. I'm not interested in using the drugs he's using even though I fit the criteria for this treatment. Are there any other docs in the area that you'd recommend? Again, thank you for your response, Irene.
     
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    IreneF Senior Member

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    Those are the only cfs docs I've seen in this area. Good luck.
     
  5. richvank

    richvank Senior Member

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    Hi, Annette.

    You might consider the doctors at Gordon Medical Associates in Santa Rosa. They have a website.

    Best regards,

    Rich
     
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    Check this link for Dr. Raj Patel
     
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    Hi Annette-

    Dr. Michael Powell runs the Fibromyalgia Treatment Clinic in Sacramento, and he helped me fully recover. The drive is about 1 1/2hrs but you can taper off on visits when treatment starts.
     
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    Thank you.
     
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    Thank you!
     

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